Our team takes the time to deeply understand your business, answer your questions, help you link your accounts, and show you how Bench works.
Each month, your bookkeeper organizes your business transactions and prepares financial statements. If they need anything from you, they’ll get in touch.
We’ll reach out regularly with bookkeeping updates. Have pressing questions that can’t wait? We’ll get back to you in one business day or less.
In Alexandria, Virginia, we understand the bustling pace of business. That's why we make it a point to always keep you updated with your bookkeeping. Have urgent questions you need answers to? Rest assured, we'll get back to you in less than a business day.
Our platform allows you to automate data inputs from most major providers to avoid common mistakes. We partner with merchants like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—so your finances are always accurate.
Bench's platform in Alexandria, Virginia, enables you to automate data inputs from most major providers, preventing typical errors. We're in partnership with major merchants like Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—ensuring your finances in Alexandria are always correct and reflecting the true economic condition of your business.
Say goodbye to piles of paperwork and time-consuming manual tracking—we automate inputs directly from linked accounts. Get insights from one central dashboard so you can easily understand the health of your business and make strategic decisions.
No longer deal with heaping stacks of paperwork or tedious manual tracking in historic Alexandria, Virginia—we automate inputs straight from your linked accounts. With a comprehensive insight gained from one central dashboard, you as a business owner in this bustling city can effortlessly grasp your business's financial health and make strategic decisions confidently.
At Bench Accounting, we understand the unique challenges that businesses in Alexandria, Virginia face. With its thriving local economy characterized by numerous retail, hospitality, and professional service businesses, staying on top of your finances, local tax laws, and accounting tasks can be complex and time-consuming. Our team is familiar with the ins and outs of Virginia's business regulations and tax system, ensuring seamless compliance and solid financial management for your business.
What sets Bench apart is our innovative approach that pairs intuitive software with real, human bookkeepers. Our expert bookkeepers not only handle your day-to-day bookkeeping needs but also provide insightful financial reports that empower you to make sound business decisions. They are also local tax savvy, helping Alexandria-based businesses navigate state sales tax, the Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL) tax, and personal property tax that are typical in Virginia. With Bench, you get not just a service, but a dedicated partner that helps you keep your business financially healthy while you focus on growing your business in the heart of Alexandria.
Shortly after you sign up, we’ll give you a call to learn more about your business and bookkeeping needs. On this call, we’ll connect your accounts to Bench, and gather any extra documentation we need to complete your books.
Once we have everything set up, we’ll complete a month of your bookkeeping in 1-2 days. Our bookkeepers reconcile your accounts, categorize your transactions, and make necessary adjustments to your books. The end result is a set of accurate financial statements—an income statement and a balance sheet.
Yep! You can add any amount of Catch Up bookkeeping to a standard Bench plan. No matter how far behind you are (yes, even years behind), we can get you caught up quickly.
We use Plaid, which lets you securely connect your financial accounts to Bench in seconds. This feature saves you the time and effort of manually uploading documents.
We connect with Stripe, Square, Shopify, PayPal, and Amazon. By connecting your payment processor, all of your transactions are automatically synced to Bench’s platform.
We also support clients that use other merchant processors. We’ll work with you to connect accounts and pull the data we need to reconcile your books.
There are some times that we’ll request documents from you (like account statements or receipts), just to ensure the information we have is correct. If you need to share files with your bookkeeping team, it’s as simple as uploading a file. We’ll take care of the rest.
Your bookkeeping team consists of 3 professionally trained bookkeepers, including one senior bookkeeper who reviews all of your monthly statements and your Year End Financial package.
We try our best to keep you with the bookkeeping team you’re assigned when you come on board. If there’s any change in your bookkeeping team, we’ll let you know as soon as possible and make sure the transition is a smooth one.
Your Bench Tax team consists of a Bench Tax Coordinator and a Bench Tax Advisor.
QuickBooks and other bookkeeping software give you a tool to do your own bookkeeping. Bench does your bookkeeping for you.
With Bench, you get a team of real, expert bookkeepers in addition to software. You’ll always have the human support you need, and a mobile friendly platform to access your up-to-date financials.